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Author Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Title What are minerals? / Carla Mooney.

Imprint New York : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  549 MOONEY    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
Series Junior geologist : discovering rocks, minerals, and gems
Junior geologist : discovering rocks, minerals, and gems.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Many minerals -- What are minerals? -- How minerals form -- Identifying minerals -- Mineral classes -- Gemstones -- Searching for minerals -- Mining -- Minerals around the house -- Health and medicine -- Transportation and technology -- A world of minerals.
Summary Minerals are solid, naturally occurring substances that make up much of what we use in our daily lives, from household items and medicines to food and computers. Readers will learn how minerals form, how scientists identify and classify them, where they can be found, and how they are mined from the earth. Full of fascinating facts, content-specific vocabulary, and instructive images, this resource is a valuable look into how substances from the earth shape the world we live in. Detailed Table of Contents, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Web Sites, Full-color photographs, Fact Boxes.
Audience 1234 Childrens Plus, Inc.
H Fountas and Pinnell.
NC 810 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR RL 5.3 0.5 181128 PCMS.
Subject Mineralogy.
ISBN 1680482440

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